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Webinar featuring Dr. Fiona Hill: A discussion on Russia’s Role in the 2020 U.S. Election
A webinar featuring Dr. Fiona Hill, leading expert on Russia and its modern leadership
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
11:00 AM (Pacific Time)
**After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Please note, you will only be able to join the webinar at the specified time and date.
Follow-up discussion led by UCLA Flagship graduate Alyssa Haerle ‘2012 on the consequences of Russian influence for careers in Russian area studies. For a link, contact the UCLA Russian Flagship program: RussianFlagship@international.ucla.edu
ABOUT THE WEBINAR
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In addition to the webinar, we will be livestreaming this event on the Burkle Center’s YouTube page. The Youtube livestream will be available below at the start of the event. Please note: While YouTube allows you to watch the event in real time, you will only be able to ask questions if you register and attend through the webinar link above.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Fiona Hill is a senior fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings. She recently served as deputy assistant to the president and senior director for European and Russian affairs on the National Security Council from 2017 to 2019. From 2006 to 2009, she served as national intelligence officer for Russia and Eurasia at The National Intelligence Council. She is co-author of “Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin” (Brookings Institution Press, 2015).
Prior to joining Brookings, Hill was director of strategic planning at The Eurasia Foundation in Washington, D.C. From 1991 to 1999, she held a number of positions directing technical assistance and research projects at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, including associate director of the Strengthening Democratic Institutions Project, director of the Project on Ethnic Conflict in the Former Soviet Union, and coordinator of the Trilateral Study on Japanese-Russian-U.S. Relations.
Hill has researched and published extensively on issues related to Russia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, regional conflicts, energy, and strategic issues. Her book with Brookings Senior Fellow Clifford Gaddy,“The Siberian Curse: How Communist Planners Left Russia Out in the Cold,” was published by Brookings Institution Press in December 2003, and her monograph, “Energy Empire: Oil, Gas and Russia’s Revival,” was published by the London Foreign Policy Centre in 2004. The first edition of “Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin” was published by Brookings Institution Press in December 2013, also with Clifford Gaddy.
Hill holds a master’s in Soviet studies and a doctorate in history from Harvard University where she was a Frank Knox Fellow. She also holds a master’s in Russian and modern history from St. Andrews University in Scotland, and has pursued studies at Moscow’s Maurice Thorez Institute of Foreign Languages. Hill is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
ABOUT THE MODERATOR
Kal Raustiala is a professor at UCLA School of Law and the UCLA International Institute, where he teaches in the Program on Global Studies. He has served as the Director of the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations since 2007.